Crochet Pattern by B. Hooked Crochet, Copyright 2014.
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This pattern is written in US crochet terms
Gather your supplies
- light weight, worsted weight or bulky yarn – Approx. 15 yds per snowflake
- 3.75 mm, 5 mm, or 8 mm hook
- Darning Needle
- Optional: Mod Podge or 1:3 Elmer’s Glue and water (to stiffen)
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- Light weight yarn, 3.75 mm hook – 4″
- Worsted Weight yarn, 5 mm hook – 5″
- Bulky yarn, 8 mm hook – 7″
- Slst – Slip Stitch
- Sc – Single Crochet
- Hdc – Half Double Crochet
- Dc – Double Crochet
- Ch – Chain
To print a list of all crochet abbreviations to keep in your crochet notebook, check out my quick guide here:
This pattern can be worked in any size yarn with a hook size that coordinates with it. I have given a few suggested weights and the hook size you should use to accomplish the gauge listed above. I recommend you wet block your snowflakes when you are finished crocheting them for the best shape.
Crochet Snowflake Video Tutorial
This video is also available in a left-handed version. Click here to be directed to the left-handed tutorial on YouTube.
Round 1: Ch 4. Join with a slst to form a ring. Ch 4 (counts as dc and 1 ch). *Dc into the center of the ring and ch 1. Repeat from * until you have 12 dc (including original chain). Join with a slst to the 3rd chain from your original chain 4. (12 dc)
Round 2: Slst into the gap space next to your hook. *Ch 4, skip one gap space and slst into the next. Repeat from * around your piece. Join with a slst to the gap space from where you started the round. (6 chain spaces created)
Round 3: Slst into the chain 4 gap space. Ch 1, hdc, dc, tc, ch 3, tc, dc, hdc and sc all in the same gap space. *Slst into the next chain 4 gap space. Ch 1, hdc, dc, tc, ch 3, tc, dc, hdc and sc all in the same gap space. Repeat from * around. Join with a slst to the chain 1 from the beginning of the round. (6 “petals” created)
Round 4: *Ch 5. Slst into the chain 3 gap space at the point of the “petal”. Ch 5. Slst into the 2nd chain. Ch 3. Slst into the 2nd chain again. Ch 3 and slst into the 2nd chain. Slst to the chain 3 space. Chain 5 and join with a slst to the stitch directly in between this “petal” and the next. Repeat from * for each of the “petals”.
Fasten off and weave in ends.